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Equities Crumble on Trump Comments, Geo-Political Events in Focus

May 7, 2019

Headlines from weekend have caused investor sentiment across all major global markets to take on risk averse tone. Both Brexit and Sino-U.S. trade talks are seeing multi-party talks fall due to actions of single key person. Investors now await further headlines before placing major bets causing markets to bleed.

The Year Ahead : Speech by Philip Lowe

February 8, 2019

The Australian share market is expected to open moderately higher, ahead of a key speech by the Reserve Bank governor on the risks ahead for the economy.

We Are Building a New Brazil Says Newly Elected President Bolsonaro

January 25, 2019

In a wide-ranging speech, Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil, outlined a suite of reforms the new administration is planning: Reducing the size of the state, lowering the tax burden, improving social safety nets and fostering greater business opportunities.

Banco de México’s Governing Board decided to raise the target for the overnight interbank interest rate by 25 basis points to 8.25%.

December 21, 2018

Banco de México’s Governing Board has
decided unanimously to raise the target for the overnight interbank interest by 25 basis points to 8.25%.
Considering the challenges to consolidate a low and stable inflation, as well as the risks that the
economy’s price formation process is subject to, the Governing Board will take the necessary actions,
specifically, maintaining or, in its case, strengthening the monetary policy stance, so that the reference
rate is kept at a level consistent with the convergence of headline inflation to Banco de México’s target
within the period of influence of monetary policy.